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nunhood

[ nuhn-hood ]
/ ˈnʌn hʊd /
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noun
the status, vocation, or responsibilities of a nun.
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Also called nunship.

Origin of nunhood

First recorded in 1805–15; nun1 + -hood
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British Dictionary definitions for nunhood

nunhood
/ (ˈnʌnhʊd) /

noun
the condition, practice, or character of a nun
nuns collectively
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